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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 04-10-22

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From: The Cyprus News Agency at <http://www.cyna.org.cy>


CONTENTS

  • [01] UN Security Council to adopt resolution on UNFICYP
  • [02] State Department confirms US officials visited illegal aiport
  • [03] Cypriot PACE Human Rights Committe Chairman addresses UN GA
  • [04] British NGO set to exhume remains in Cyprus
  • [05] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [06] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [07] Cyprus Spokesman says Greek PM's visit very significant
  • [08] Spokesman: MacShane seems to consider our positions reasonable
  • [09] Cyprus says UNFICYP draft resolution satisfactory
  • [10] British Minister advocates early accession talks for Turkey
  • [11] Central and SE European capitals' Union convenes here
  • [12] Cyprus FM to make representations over US illegal airport inspection
  • [13] European experts praise Cyprus Police operations
  • [14] UN Security Council unanimously adopts resolution 1568 on UNFICYP

  • [01] UN Security Council to adopt resolution on UNFICYP

    0900:CYPPRESS:01

    UN Security Council to adopt resolution on UNFICYP

    by Apostolis Zoupaniotis

    United Nations, Oct 22 (CNA) -- The UN Security Council is expected to adopt today a resolution on the peace-keeping operation in Cyprus (UNFICYP) by which it will endorse the Secretary General's recommendations for the amendment of the concept of operations and force level of UNFICYP, as outlined in his report of 24 September 2004 and will extend UNFICYP's mandate for a further six-month period ending 15 June 2005.

    [02] State Department confirms US officials visited illegal aiport

    0910:CYPPRESS:02

    State Department confirms US officials visited illegal aiport

    By Demetris Apokis

    Washington, Oct 22 (CNA) -- US State Department spokesman Richard Boucher has confirmed that experts from Transportation Security Administration visited Cyprus' Turkish-occupied areas and inspected the illegal airport ''Ercan'' at Tympou.

    [03] Cypriot PACE Human Rights Committe Chairman addresses UN GA

    1115:CYPPRESS:03

    Cypriot PACE Human Rights Committee Chairman addresses UN GA

    by Apostolis Zoupaniotis

    United Nations, Oct 22 (CNA) -- Speedy disposal of the cases and prompt and efficient execution of the judgements of the European Court of Human Rights is essential for the credibility of the European Convention of Human Rights as a constitutional instrument of European public order which significantly contributes to the democratic tradition of Europe, Cypriot deputy and Chairman of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) Human Rights Committee Christos Pourgourides has said.

    [04] British NGO set to exhume remains in Cyprus

    1330:CYPPRESS:04

    British NGO set to exhume remains in Cyprus

    Nicosia, Oct 22 (CNA) -- The Inforce Foundation is set to become the non governmental organisation that will carry out exhumations of remains of Greek and Turkish Cypriots in Cyprus, if ongoing consultations on the matter reach a successful conclusion, according to well informed sources.

    The same sources told CNA that Inforce members were in Cyprus last week for consultations with the two sides, who have been engaged for the past several weeks in talks through the Committee of Missing Persons (CMP) with the participation of the Committee's third member, who is UN appointed.

    [05] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    
    
    
    1530:CYPPRESS:05
    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, Oct 22 (CNA) - Today's weather and temperatures for Cyprus, according to the Meteorological Service at Larnaca International Airport are: Temperatures (degrees Celcius) --------------------------------------------------------------- Station Maximum Minimum Weather (At 1200 UTC) --------------------------------------------------------------- Nicosia 30 15 FAIR Larnaca 29 17 FINE Limassol 30 17 FINE Paphos 28 18 FINE

    [06] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
    1555:CYPPRESS:06
    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Oct 22 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: INDICES BASE VALUES: FTSEMed=5000, OTHERS=1000 TRADED VALUE 240.748,15 GSE GENERAL INDEX 70,98 -0,96 187.391,19 FTSE/CySE 20 318,57 -0,45 156.738,40 MAIN MARKET INDEX 952,98 -0,41 156.985,62 PARALLEL MARKET INDEX 953,46 -2,94 5.336,68 INVESTMENT COMPANIES MARKET INDEX 997,98 -0,62 33.798,51 MAIN AND PARALLEL MARKETS INDEX 953,00 -0,51 162.322,30 BANKS INDEX 951,35 -0,48 118.131,01 HOTELS INDEX 908,36 0,00 6.101,50 ALTERNATIVE MARKET INDEX 901,48 -0,42 28.557,77 FTSE Med (21/10/2004) 6.068,18 1,20 * The second column presents the percentage variation of the indices

    [07] Cyprus Spokesman says Greek PM's visit very significant

    1725:CYPPRESS:07

    Cyprus Spokesman says Greek PM's visit very significant

    Nicosia, Oct 22 (CNA) - Government Spokesman Kypros Chrysostomides described as a significant event Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis' visit to Cyprus on November 12 and 13, following an invitation by President Tassos Papadopoulos.

    [08] Spokesman: MacShane seems to consider our positions reasonable

    1730:CYPPRESS:08

    Spokesman: MacShane seems to consider our positions reasonable

    Nicosia, Oct 22 (CNA) - British Minister for Europe Dennis MacShane seems to understand all the positions of the Greek Cypriot side and considers them reasonable, Government Spokesman Kypros Chrysostomides said here Friday.

    [09] Cyprus says UNFICYP draft resolution satisfactory

    1810:CYPPRESS:09

    Cyprus says UNFICYP draft resolution satisfactory

    Nicosia, Oct 22 (CNA) - The Cypriot government considers the UN Security Council draft resolution on the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), expected to be approved today, as satisfactory for the Greek Cypriot side, noting that it does not believe a reduction by one third of the number of the Force's members to be negative.

    [10] British Minister advocates early accession talks for Turkey

    1830:CYPPRESS:10

    British Minister advocates early accession talks for Turkey

    Nicosia, Oct 22 (CNA) -- Britain believes that the European Union should begin ''without delay'' accession negotiations with Turkey without any new conditions or preconditions, British Minister for Europe Denis MacShane said here today.

    Speaking to Greek and Turkish Cypriot journalists as he concluded his visit here, he welcomed the view of the government of Cyprus that no one should seek to veto Turkey's application and noted that Turkey joining the EU will anchor the country into democratic norms.

    [11] Central and SE European capitals' Union convenes here

    2000:CYPPRESS:11

    Central and SE European capitals' Union convenes here

    Nicosia, Oct 22 (CNA) --- The co-existence of different ethnic groups in cities as well as the preservation and regeneration of historic centers of every city, were the key issues examined during the 8th Conference of the Union of Central and South Eastern European capitals (UCSEEC) that took place in Nicosia.

    Mayors as well as representatives of the Municipalities of Nicosia, Athens, Beograd, Vienna, Kiev, Loubljiana, Podgorica, Sarajevo, Sofia, Tirana and Zagreb, participated at the Conference.

    [12] Cyprus FM to make representations over US illegal airport inspection

    2010:CYPPRESS:12

    Cyprus FM to make representations over US illegal airport inspection

    Nicosia, Oct 22 (CNA) --Cyprus Foreign Ministry Permanent Secretary Sotos Zackheos will make an official representation to the US Charge d' Affairs to Cyprus regarding a visit by US experts to inspect an illegal airport in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus, Government Spokesman Kypros Chrysostomides said here today.

    [13] European experts praise Cyprus Police operations

    2015:CYPPRESS:13

    European experts praise Cyprus police operations

    Nicosia, Oct 22 (CNA)-- European Union experts on anti-terrorism praised today the Cyprus Police's high level of professionalism, noting that the Force is ready to respond to all EU requirements to combat terrorism.

    The EU team comprised of seven experts who visited Cyprus to evaluate the Cypriot police's operations against terrorism, in the framework of a series of visits to all EU member-states.

    [14] UN Security Council unanimously adopts resolution 1568 on UNFICYP

    2030:CYPPRESS:14

    UN Security Council unanimously adopts resolution 1568 on UNFICYP

    by Apostolis Zoupaniotis

    United Nations, Oct 22 (CNA) -- The UN Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 1568 today on the peace-keeping operation in Cyprus (UNFICYP), endorsing the Secretary General's recommendations for the amendment of the concept of operations and force level of UNFICYP, as outlined in his report of 24 September 2004 and will extend UNFICYP's mandate for a further six-month period ending 15 June 2005.


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